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Hophni and Phinehas

Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature

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Hoph´ni and Phin´ehas, the sons of Eli, whose misconduct in the priesthood (as described in ) brought down that doom of ruin and degradation upon the house of Eli which formed the first divine communication through the young Samuel (1 Samuel 3). Hophni and Phinehas were slain in the battle in which the ark of God was taken by the Philistines, B.C. 1141 () [ELI].

 

 

 

 

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Kitto, John, ed. Entry for 'Hophni and Phinehas'. "Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature". https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​kbe/​h/hophni-and-phinehas.html.
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